Generally used to share a resource over a network, including files and folders as well as printers or other physical devices

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Force Windows Explorer to forget network drive credentials

I want to be able to connect from Windows 7 Explorer to SMB shares on different systems, using different credentials at different times. How do you make Explorer offer a prompt to use different ...
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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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Share mounted samba share in another share

I have a directory that is shared via samba. Now I mount a share on another computer to a directory that is inside this share. The problem is that this mounted share appears as empty directory when ...
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Using Samba to share a folder from a Linux guest with a Linux host in VirtualBox

I have a VirtualBox vm (Slackware 13.1) which runs a samba share. I just moved that vm from a Windows 7 host to a Linux host (Slackware 14.1). But now I cannot reach the share anymore. Why? That's ...
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C:\Users Folder shared by default with everyone?- Security Fault?Compromised data?

yesterday i was very confused about finding out, that my C:\Users Folder under Windows 7 are fully shared. So i googeld out and found this TechNet article: https://technet.microsoft.com/de-de/library/...
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How to get IP address list of two VMWare instances on one host?

I have two ubuntu virtual machines of VMWare running on a Win7 host. They all use NAT mode for network . They can communicate each other if I specify IP address, which I get from ifconfig command, i.e....
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Error in running an application which runs from network

I am using a portable chat application via LAN which is placed in local server(Windows server 2012) computer say computer1. I have another Windows server(Windows server 2012) PC in which around 10 ...
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Files transferring across PC when logging in

So I am looking at making my home PCs all linked to 1 server, I am doing this mainly as a project to better understand this sort of stuff, but one thing has always struck me as weird on how to do. ...
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How to share my localhost over the internet?

I really want to share my localhost over the internet to show my friends the progress of the website we're working on, so that I don't need to upload it to the public server each time I make a change. ...
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Allow multiple users to remote control a computer simultaneously over the network [closed]

Consider a network of 3 computers, A, B, and C. I'm sitting at A, someone else is sitting at B, and we both would like to do things on C at the same time. That means I have a mouse cursor on C, the ...
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Certain characters don't display properly when accessing OneDrive using WebDav

I use OneDrive to store many of the files I use often and rather than accessing it through the OneDrive application for PC or through www.onedrive.live.com, I map several of the OneDrive folders I use ...
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How can I make desktop.ini work on network locations?

I've got a simple desktop.ini file that applies a folder icon. I'd like it to work on a network location, as we have an external hard drive connected to our network. However, the desktop.ini seems to ...
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What does “Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices” mean?

My Windows 8.1 has the setting "Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices": What exactly does this setting mean? Why would I want it? I have been unable to find any useful information ...
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How I make Windows 7+ share a partition without asking passwords, homegroup, etc…?

I have a kinda messy network, that also has heavily mixed-OS (there are XP, Win7, Win8, Win10, server-Linux, desktop-Linux, OSX, Androids, Smart TV, iOS...) I can't figure how to make Win7 and beyond ...
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Make a network drive available over the internet?

I recently built a small server machine, using Ubuntu Server and Samba, to act as a file server (among other things) so that my entire family can access certain files over the network from Windows ...
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Strange files on samba4 share drive created by Windows 7 (svchost.exe)

On our samba4 share drive Windows 7 seems to create some strange files. They have the following structure and varies between a few megabytes to over 100 MB: /path-to-share/t4vc /path-to-share/t4vc.1 /...
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How to connect Windows XP to printer connected to Windows 10 Pro

I can see the printer, but I get “Permission denied.” I add everyone, guest, guests, set all privileges for all and always the same: “Permission denied.” Not only home, but professional also can’t ...
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On a shared drive, how prevent users from changing folder structure, while allowing them to change a content of these folders?

I have a shared network drive which is shared by means of GPO. This drive has some folder structure with many nested subfolders each of which could contain files. I want: I want to prevent users ...
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Cannot delete file, change permissions or take ownership as admin

I have a Shuttle OmniNAS KD20 NAS that runs Samba. It's connected to my desktop that runs Windows 10. I mapped the NAS to Z:\ and access it with user named "OmniNAS\nasuser". Here's the problem. I'm ...
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FreeNAS - cifs sharing / active shares error

I'm using FreeNAS and just sharing to windows clients on the LAN with CIFS, but I'm stuck with trying to interpret why it's behaving as it is: The NAS is configured as "Browsable to Network Clients" ...
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Directory doesn't exist, but it does, but it doesn't

Before I start, my /etc/fstab file has the line: //10.10.10.1/Atkins ~/Desktop/Atkins cifs rw Ubuntu is giving me strange issues. I'm trying to mount a directory, so I type: sudo mount //10.10.10....
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How to remove network locations from this pc permanently

I want to delete map drive permenantly, I have followed this step how-to-delete-map-drive , but after restart the drive is still there.
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Where are the “Connect to Server” settings stored in Mac OS X?

Where are the "Connect to Server" history and favorites stored in OS X? Hopefully they are in a pList file somewhere as I'd like to sync them between computers using Dropbox.
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Can't access Share on Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows XP professional on domain. Windows 7 has a share folder which Windows XP accesses it but for some reason during the day I can't access the share but if I ...
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Unable to delete folders and files enclosed pasted to it by other user in a network share

i am a somewhat new to linux. i am facing an issue reg my network share permissions. i am not able to delete directories and enclosed files created by other users in my network share. they all have ...
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Script to automate copy files with a pattern over network

I am trying to automate some tasks... I have to do some development work on one machine and other parts on another machine, with communication through a network share. I would like to copy certain ...
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Sharing a file over network and deny deletion

I have an EXCEL file that I want to share on the network on Windows 7. I want everyone to access it on the network but prevent them from deleting it except me. I wanted to do that through the ...
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Copying Within Samba Share Downloads Locally

I'm have a headless nas server running a Samba share, and I'm trying to copy files from one folder on the share, to another folder on the same share. Terminal commands are a bit cumbersome, and its ...
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Non Compatible Print server

i have a HP P1006 and a TP-Link TL-PS110U my printer is not in compatibility list of this print server. and it's said on top of its list "Not compatible with host based printers" i was just wondering ...
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What is the difference between Homegroup and Network?

I am using Windows 8. In the navigation panel on left, in the File Explorer, I can see two sections Homegroup and Network. Under Network a number of other PCs are listed. What is the difference ...
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Connecting network drives when there isn't a normal login

The basic problem is a background task being run as a service needs access to a network drive. Unfortunately the device only permits one login per user and apparently there's a separate login ...
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Can't ping other machines in my network

I've got 3 machines on my network, all running Windows 7. None of them can ping each other, either by name or IP address. (And because of this, they also can't see each other on the network, can't ...
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Is there a way to use ACL to have multiple groups owning one folder?

So just like the title says I am wondering if there is away for me to have multiple groups owning one folder with an ACL? I would like to have these Groups ftp_read I would like to have read set ...
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Can i access Computers file on my Android device through browser

My Computer with windows 8 and my smartphone with lollipop both are connected to the same router and i want to access files from my PC on Android browser is it possible if yes then please tell me how?
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network mapping doesn't work after restart when using alternate credentials and mapping established via net use

I will first describe what does work in a series of steps. And then I'll change a step that should not change the final outcome, but it does. What works: Log into Windows on a computer that has ...
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how to connect 2 lans with hosts having same ip?

am in a testing lab in my office with 6 different LANs having 3 PC each, let them be called machine1, machine 2 and machine 3 connected via a switch. And the softwares they are using only work with 3 ...
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Share doesnt ask credentials

I got a problem with one share-folder. Its just basic network-share from one VM and idea is that only admins can access to that share. When im logged with admin-user account I can get to share, but ...
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create a dummy network location

I am mentaining an application that ,when I try to run, gives an error message : "You must have a Drive M:\, mapped to Path="\some\network\path" " .... so I wnt to simulate that this path exists in ...
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How do I use my laptops wifi connection on my desktop?

I recently acquired a pretty decent desktop which I installed windows 10 onto, the only fallback is the wifi card isnt very powerful so it keeps dropping its connection while my laptop continues fast ...
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How to set up anonymous read-only samba shares

I'm confused with the way to setup samba shares on a LAN for different clients. Here's my smbd.conf file : [global] workgroup = TOMMY server string = NAS server dns proxy = no ...
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Logon Script with net use * /delete /yes

I'm trying to get rid of all manually mapped network drives on all workstations in my domain. I want our end-user's mapped drives to be mapped solely via GPO (GPO's are already in place). I'm trying ...
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Weird folder with tilde appeared in and offline available shared folder

At my office we have a problem with a folder, where suddenly a folder with a tilde in its name (Ex: AC2619~1) appeared. Casually when you enter in it, it shows the content of a folder named "...
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There is not enough space on the disk when there is?

Permissions are fine (inherited) and checking effective permissions everything is AOK. As you can see i can make a file in the docs folder but not the pdf_docs subfolder. The folder has a lot of ...
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clear out windows 10 network credentials without rebooting

i need to be able to completely clear the network credentials that i use to open a shared folder on my NAS. I want to be able to do it without a reboot, i've tried the following solutions so far: 1) ...
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Browser link to Windows share in Ubuntu and OS X

In Windows, I am able to create a bookmark in any browser to a file on a network share, like so: file://network/path/to/file/example.htm This works well in Windows because it avoids needing a ...
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What is the resource consumption of a network drive

I have a Linux NAS with Samba shares. It is in our LAN and will be accessed by 25-30 machines (most of them running Windows). There are 10-15 different shared folders with different rights for the ...
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Can I tell windows to request network login for network drives on startup?

I have two mapped network drives on my windows machine, from a NAS. Both drives require the same username/password configuration, and I opted not to tell windows to remember this, because well, I want ...
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Windows 7 clients cannot access shares on server 2003

We just installed a suite of Windows 7 Pro 64 bit machines with a Server 2003 Domain Controller. For some reason the W7 machine cannot connect to the User shares on our DC. e.g. admin account: root ...
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How to force Windows XP to reconnect/rescan/remap a network computer

Here is the situation: PC1 has Win XP PC2 has Win Vista Both PCs are connected in a private network (router with fixed IP DHCP) and share some folders with each other. Everything works fine. But ...
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Samba connection to windows not working

I have videos in a windows computer. I want to watch them in a linux computer. Both computers are connected through a router in my house. That is it. All tutorials that I have found simply say the ...